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:30 this morning. >>> california especially the bay area saw tough congressional races, including one upset due to new primary runoff system. katie marzullo joins us with a closer look. >> reporter: this is the house of representatives map. here's what won't surprise you, blue, blue, blue, the whole bay area voting democrat. we want to focus on three races starting in district three. he has held state or federal office for 40 years and he hangs on to it in a close race you can see the numbers five -54% to the republican's 46% she is someone who national republicans thought would give them a good chance of getting a seat in the house that would not be the case. in the east bay to district 9 this was tricky, lines have been newly redrawn people thought the incumbent mcinnerney wouldn't be able to hold on to his seat, he does he wins 54% to gill's 46% in district 9. district 15, massive upset maybe the biggest in the state. pete stark who has held the office since 1973 known as dean of california delegation is out and he loses to fellow democrat due to the new primary system democrat vs. departmen
's mentally competent. >>> university of california board of regents meets today in a special session to vote on a new chancellor. dirks has been recommended currently executive vice president and dean of the faculty for arts and sciences at columbia. if confirmed he will take office next june. outgoing chancellor announced last march that he would step down after more than eight years in that job. >>> time for a look at the weather, you can see your way into work this morning. >> yep. if there is fog, it is all in your head, right? >> that's normal. >>> good morning. we have a little out there in napa, also by the delta, in fact, we are looking at 2 1/2 mile visibility, right now temperatures in the upper 30s, chilly out by fairfield, otherwise low 50s san francisco and oakland. this afternoon clouds will thin out a little, narrow range, we could see a few sprinkles along the coast with upper 50s there low 60s towards san jose, 62 fremont today, this evening it will stay dry, cold front to head our way early tomorrow morning visibilities around the bay with just a half mile, fairfield, quart
spotting the deer should call the california department of fish and game right away. >>> 5:16. time to look at the weather. the weekend is here. after a wet week, -- >> warm up ahead and time to fall back, right? >> we always remember that. extra hour of sleep. 5:16 from vollmer peak towards emeryville, san francisco to the west where high clouds are starting to come in now. watch out for fog in the north bay and east bay valleys, high clouds on live doppler 7 hd, no rain, we are not going to get any clouds are too high and don't have enough moisture next chance of rain well that next week. mid to upper 40s santa rosa, napa, fairfield, concord, redwood city, half moon bay, los gatos everybody else in the low to mid 50s monterey bay and low to mid sieve -- -- low to mid 50s. temperatures keep falling all of us will be in the 40s at some point during the morning. by the afternoon, high clouds and sun today, brighter and warmer weekend, record highs next week. right now, high pressure moved in pushing the storm track north next system bulk of it well north of us getting the blow off of the hig
of luck. he was arrested last night at the airport. he was on his way home in southern california. we are told he took off his watch and put it in a bin with his carry i don't know and covered in with coat. >> the watch had on it a toggle switch, a series of fuses, a series of wires protruding from it, a circuit board. >> the alameda county sheriff's department said even though he was not in possess eggs of explosives, the bomb squad determined he had what was needed to make a timing device for a bomb. and his boots were two sizes too big and stuffed with layers of in soles, just like the shoe bomber, richard read. >> he had what appeared to be a homemade cavity in there. >> an area where things could be stashed. and his shirt was military style. it was what soldiers can use to stop the bleeding it if their arm is injured. and police want to find out what was really going on. nelson said there is always the concern that this could have been a dry run. in the newsroom, abc7 news. >>> a group of nudists plan to protest in san francisco today hoping to convince supervisors to vote agains
restrictions on what kind of gas can be burned. northern california are sending teams to help with the storm. a second pg&e team is on the way to help restore power. coast guard teams from novato and alameda have been sent and they will help with the removal of hazardous waste. >> michael bloomberg reversed himself today and cancelled the new york marathon. we talked to bay area runners who are among 47,000 others already in place for the word's largest marathon. >> this would have been the ninth marathon andy mitchell participated in and would have been her financial race but she cancelled cancelled her plans after she saw what they were dealing with. >> i didn't think it was right to pull resources to help runners when there were people missing, no water, no power, no food, no heat. it didn't seem right at all. >> she, along with half a dozen other runners in san francisco, trained for months to run the marathon. some made the trip. kim checked in. >> we picked up our race number here and, you know, some merchandise as well. >> donald cutler also made the trip. he spoke to us by skype. >>
. the 320 million dollar hospital was built to meet california's seismic safety law. >>> filmmaker george lucas is moving forward with a plan that will bring a new park. donating vacant building downtown san anselmo. he has filed for a permit to demolish the building and make way for the new park, it will include bronze statues of indiana jones and yoda. expect today to open by summer. >>> that seems so far away. >> it is. >> let's compare the difference between yesterday and today. >>> yesterday was a quick burst we are going to see a stronger within for the second tonight and strongest for the -- stronger one for the second tonight and strongest for the weekend. right now question yet conditions in san francisco, you can't tell that to the folks in the north bay, they've had the light showers on and off where we start with live doppler 7 hd, blue and green is representing light rain through cloverdale and clear lake this morning. as you head south, the roads are wet into windsor and highway 37, san rafael through novato, lakeville highway, all looking at light shower activity. temperatu
into their rooms, everything is clear. a lot of emergency vehicles still out here, california disaster, medical support, police and fire from all over the central and northern san mateo county still on the scene out here but it is going to be returning to normal quickly we are told the boiler that was causing the carbon monoxide to leak has been isolated and shutdown going to be back to normal soon. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> good news it is all clear, everybody back in. >>> time for a check on the weather forecast. it was chilly outside for those folks who had to evacuate. >> if you think it is chilly now wait until this afternoon. >>> not much of an uptick in temperatures today. good morning, 5:02. several -- not picking up anything in the bay area, eureka doppler dialed in you can see rain even moderate rain with yellows that's the showers from crescent city tour rica. all this is going to slide south along the coast, hit us in the morning in the north to afternoon in the south bay be prepared for wet weather and blustery conditions even if it is not showering in your neighborhood yet m
is asking a federal court for a six month extension on an order to lower california's inmate population by 34,000 over two years. the deadline is next june. the state has been sending low level felons to county jail but says it won't be able to meet that requirement without releasing some prisoners early that could pose a danger to the community. >>> san francisco board of supervisors set to decide long running argument over the issue of free muni fares for low income youth. the commission has awarded more than six million dollars to help implement such a program, some supervisors say the money would be better spent towards maintaining muni's fleet. the others support free muni for youth many transportation chief recommending spending part of that hone for the free program between february and june and again next fall and the rest of the money for muni maintenance and improvement. supervisors are expected to vote on proposed ordinance that would amen building code to allow construction -- to amend building code to allow construction of the tiniest apartments in the country, that vote wa
-foot tree. >>> california's great america in santa clara the second annual global winner wonderland is underway. lights, lanterns and lasers highlight the display. they also have face painters, jugglers, fire dancers and fire eaters. >>> coming up, why they are planning to resume the remains of yasser arafat in a few days. and larry hagman who played on "dallas" has died. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> veteran actor and '80s icon larry hagman has died. he's best known as the oilman on "dallas." he appeared from 1978 to 1991. earlier this year he revived his jr role in a reboot of the role on cable. costars patrick duffy
. >>> federal agents open an investigation at major california prison. what some health workers there are accused of doing. >>> cloudy, sprinkles maybe for the morning commute, looks like a dry pattern at last 24 hours. stray showers north bay the rest of us a lot of rain on the way tuesday and wednesday. i'll give you the details. now more news. >>> 5:15. new this morning, a television crew shooting an episode of a fishing show in the gulf of mexico captured video of friday's offshore oil rig explosion as it happened. in the distance you will see the fireball that occurred 20 miles off grand isle, louisiana killed one worker, dissipated quickly, large plume of smoke, 11 injured, including four who suffered major burns. >>> state and federal authorities conducting separate investigations into possible corruption at a sole dad prison. investigators are looking into allegations of payroll fraud and accusations that some prison nurses diverted drugs that were supposed to be used to treat inmates. last accused of falsifying medical records to cover-up crimes dating back to 2009. the
by the 129th rescue wing of the california air national guard based at moffett field that is video of the rescue. you can see him hoisted up by the orange gurney on a rescue helicopter. he was pulled off his vessel, put on a cargo plane to san diego where he was treated at a local trauma center. >>> federal authorities have a big warning for parents this holiday season. be careful about the toys you buy. this year customs officials and consumer products have blocked dangerous toys from hitting store shelves, some had electrical or choking hazards others had sharp edges, officers tested a shipment of toys for lead contaminations. >> it says fail showing a high content of lead in these rubber tires that is something that children could ingest than would be harmful to their development. >> coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00, the red flags, what parents need to know. >>> this morning the operators of two smoke shops in the east bay are facing charges for selling illegal synthetic drugs. uncover officers in fremont say they bought spice with bath salts in a two week sting opera
.org/abc. >>> supplies from northern california should be arriving in the northeast today flown out of oakland airport yesterday this giant 747 carrying tons of relief supplies from the army depot in trace one took off in the early afternoon another last night. >>> suggested -- seven people rescued interest their capsized boat are recovering. we have incredible pictures of what happened. situations lake this don't typically turn out this well. kira klapper is live with more. >> reporter: three adults and four children uninjured, remarkable outcome considering the turn of events yesterday afternoon. 25 foot pleasure craft overturned off dillon beach. the helicopter had rescued three adults and two children who had been clinging to the hull of the boat. looks like our video is not working right now. we will have that coming up later. people were watching in awe from the shore. the rescue mission turned a little terrifying when they realized two children were trapped inside the boat's cabin, it was quickly filling with water they were able to cut open the hull and rescue those two children, safe, sound,
is doing battle to bring new business to the city but now phoenix is jumping in trying to lure california k we take a look at what's happening. >>> on election night governor jerry brown celebrated the passage of proposition 30. 54% of voters decided to raise income taxes on the stat's top earners and agreed to a hike in sales taxes. >> we think the recent tax package that was passed that really targets what we call high performers or producers from an economic perspective is going to really start to dislodge the serial ceo management and places in places like silicon valley. >> in a bid to turn it into opportunity. the greater phoenix council launched a new ram this week aimed at luring california companies away. >> we think it will happen. north carolina, texas, south carolina will be in the target talking to california businesses. we want to present a greater opportunity for phoenix. >> the phoenix group hopes to fly in 50ceos. they are interested in luring leaders of companies with 200 employees or more to intro them to arizona's lower tax structure. >> we would encourage them to go bec
said the country could learn from california voters, prop 30 passed hiking sales taxes and raising taxes on people making $250,000 or more. >> our credibility as a governing, a nation that can govern itself is on the chopping block. yes, cuts going forward of certain commitments, that has to be embraced so also is revenue, revenue means taxes. >> reporter: sergio quinn tan that, abc7 news. >>> in a -- few hours free event in oakland will offer help for struggling homeowners banks are participating in a clinic, homeowners can get help with loan moderation -- modifications and other options. the clinic opens 10 this morning at oakland marriott convention center. go to abc7news.com. >>> update on story we brought last week missing historic cross found in the bay area has been resurrected in the mojave desert. the land became federal property in '94 and the cross became the center of a legal dispute cut off at the base and vanished two years ago. last week it was found in san mateo county and the cross was rededicated yesterday. >>> there are still questions surrounding the sudden resi
was able to leave the hospital to attend his victory party. he's -- >> today california state university leaders are considering what to do about undergrads who overstay their welcome they are called super seniors. the board is expected to discuss a proposal to charge hefty fees for students who have completed five years of fulltime graduate work. the board is expected to vote on the proposal tomorrow. >>> san mateo police starting new program to prevent traffic, bike and pedestrian injuries and death. department has received a $60,000 grant from california to fund special activities for one year, cracking down on -- the department plans to identify the worst dui offenders, conduct stakeouts and revoke licenses. >>> another delay in opening of tunnel. 300 million dollar project was supposed to be finished in 2010. caltrans estimated late 2012 opening. now it says the tunnel won't open until the first quarter of next year. the contractor needs more time for inspections and testing. >>> baseball write areas association of america will announce -- the giants' manager bochy took his team to
fans who are afraid the team might once again relocate to southern california. pasadena is considering hosting an nfl team in the rose bowl. for five years while a new downtown l.a. football stadium gets built. yesterday the rose bowl hosted the annual football rivalry between ucla and usc. the l.a. times reports tomorrow the pasadena city council will consider bringing the nfl to their city. the pasadena chamber of commerce and others like the prospect of millions of nfl dollars flowing into their city on a temporary basis. but people who live near the rose bowl have complained in the past about traffic and noise and problems caused by rowdy fans. >>> opposition is growing over plans by stores like wal-mart, toys-r-us, sears and target to kickoff black friday deals on thanksgiving night. one target employee from california has started an online petition calling on the stores to give back thanksgiving to employees and their families. now there are more than 40 petitions to save thanksgiving on change.org with more than 238,000 signatures. but experts say when it comes to competition, s
. good morning. >> good morning, carolyn. as you mentioned, it was too late. the california highway patrol said one person died in the crash. it happened about 2:20 this morning. this is the scene right any on westbound 80. actually the two left lanes, the fast lane and the middle lane, reopened within the last three minutes. reports are, as i mentioned, that the accident happened just now nearly about three hours ago. a passerby called to report the collision and soon after the unusual-four sedan caught fired. good samaritans, a couple motorists stopped to extinguish it. it is not clear if anyone else was in the car but one person did die. they are aren't estimating when the slow lane will be reopened, mainly when the flares burn out. that's the latest from row dare row, abc7 news. >>> thank you. coming up next, a tragic fire in bangladesh kills more than 100 people. also, we will tell you when the u.s. supreme court might rule on same-sex marriage. and natural players still -- nhl players locked out but that's not keeping fans away from the ice. ice. minor league team you know how
you may be headed. >> 5:09. >>> next a small plane headed from the bay area to southern california crashes near a college campus. how good samaritans sprung into action to rescue the two onboard. >>> recovering from superstorm sandy the important train link running again one month after the hurricane. >> here's america's money report. >> >> good morning. nearly 2/3 of us went shopping over the weekend either in person or online, spending more than $400 a piece. president obama was among those observing small business saturday, visiting a bookstore in northern virginia many other shoppers chose the more relaxed independent stores if you buy all the gifts of 12 days of christmas song it will cost more than $107,000 this year, 6% more than last year. partridge and pear tree, just $15. twilight saga picking up another 64 million dollars during the long >>> a plane on its way from no to orange county crashed sunday and good samaritans pull the couple to safety. the crash happened near the cal-state university northridge campus the pilot on his way to john wayne airport radioed he was ha
paste and plastic. >>> california emergency management agency reminds us the storm provides a good kick to make sure we are ready for the rainy season ahead or any type of natural hazard we are encouraged to have emergency it cans with battery operated radios and flashlights, three day supply of food and water for everyone in the family and a manual can opener. >>> in just a couple of hours, two planes and crews will takeoff from moffett field in mountain view for a long range ocean rescue 1,000 miles from dry land. planes and helicopters from the 129th rescue wing will help pick up an injured crewman from a philippine ship and airlift him for medical care. the ship is 1,000 miles from cabo san lucas. >>> investigators say two victims in a fatal shooting sunday were 15 and 16-year-old girls. police are not releasing their names until detectives interview their families they were found shot sunday morning near brookdale park the two girls were friends, but did not live in the area they are not sure what they were doing there the 15-year-old was from san leandro, the 16-year-old from oakl
't believe it. >> my first thought was we are in california, i haven't seen carbon monoxide poisoning since i was a medical student in chicago. >> the tests showed the carbon monoxide in the patient's system was abnormally high. but just about the amount of a heavy smoker. then his wife said he didn't smoke. he believes the c. o. readth were the result of the good work by the paramedics. >> and the fire department supplying oxygen to this patient so quickly and in such a high flow, i think that's why the level was lower. >> after consulting with the pear medics, firefighters decided to go back to the hotel and test the grounds for carbon monoxide. they isolated the ceo and the hotel guests was evacuated a diagnoser disaster was prevent the. >> we are kind of like detectives, it's kind of like a real live episode of "house" or something. >> but neither doctor say they think of themselves as heroes. >> i'm just a small piece of the big puzzle, but i'm glad that the diagnosis i made led to the safety of a lot of other people that potentially could have been seriously injured. >>> we have some go
they are is going to last and warmer weather in your forecast. >>> 5:17. if you ever go near the ocean, a california surfer says he survived a shark attack by punching that shark in the head until it let go. scott stevens says the great white pulled him underwater off the coast of eureka. according to doctors he suffered seven deep lacerations luckily none of his vital organs were damaged many he's expected to recover. the 25-year-old thanked the doctors who operated on him. he plans to surf again. >>> new revelations on the decision to strip lance armstrong of his tour de france titles. the are for investigative reporting revealed some of the pivotal testimony against armstrong his former teammate testified that he had first turned to cycling to escape drug abuse in his home. then later felt pressure from armstrong and team leaders to use banned drugs. head of the cycling union says the story changed his perspective on the scandal. >>> only on abc7 news, a man beaten by the mob sunday after the giants won the world series, he tried to stop the bus vandalism, received a special invitation to the gia
report or new report shows the bay area job market should expand more quickly than california's and the rest of the nation's over the next two years. bay area jobs total should expand by 7.2% overall professional and business services will grow the most quickly, 15 1/2% over two years education and health care expected to grow by 10% leisure and hospitality by 9:00 -- by 9% the only losses are expecting from government agencies. >>> moraga school board president resigned hours after winning reelection tuesday. reports the superintendent e-mail-ed parents about the resignation, -- effective immediately. kristen cunnane is suing the district for could having up her claims of sex abuse years ago by two teachers. in response the district said her own carelessness or may have played a role in what happened. wednesday the moraga district apologized and directed its attorney to withdraw that line of defense. >>> mountain view police have shutdown a drug lab producing a psychedelic substance used by shaman in the amazon. the dug is known as dmt which authorities say -- the drug is kno
drier, curl in the atmosphere and clouds kicking up across southern california, clouds are coming our way increasing clouds today, that will cap our temperatures in the low 60s coast mid to upper 60s bay and inland before we get to that 40s and 50s when you step out this morning upper 50s to low 60s noon, mild during lunch, mainly in the upper 50s by 7:00. next three days, some of the wettest in the forecast, waves of rain for tomorrow, have the wet weather gear handy it could be raininging in the morning commute, again during the evening commute, rounds of showers for saturday, some of those rounds could be heavier than what we'll have tomorrow, then it looks like our best chance of rain will be sunday morning, sunday afternoon we may get a break that would be the only time this weekend. >>> san jose, northbound 87 this morning very light headlights northbound past hp pavillion on your left. no problems there. >> san mateo bridge still looking good from the toll westbound towards the highrise towards san mateo and foster city headlights headed in hayward direction no issues either di
the california highway patrol is trying to figure out who was involved in a shooting on 58 know oakland between two cars last night. sky 7 hd was overhead near seminary and edwards 8:40 p.m.. all lanes were reopened 11:30 last night, investigators say a gun battle between people in two cars both crashing, when officers got there, they found both vehicles riddled with bullets the people had already runaway from the scene. drive there's got stuck in the traffic were frustrated. >> home for the holidays, exciteed to see my family i spent the first hour watching them look for bullets on the freeway. -- >> it is not known if anyone was injured, nobody has shown up at area hospitals. investigators say there is no active search underway for the people involved in the shooting. >> an hour after that police were called to a hit-and-run a few blocks away, a truck slammed into a car on bancroft avenue. one person was injured, the police don't know if the hit-and-run was connected with that freeway shooting itch >>> police are looking pore the person responsibility for the death of a man in -- for the pers
marzullo join a closer look. >> reporter: i have california blown up on the big board, zoomed in on the bay area. starting in the peninsula district 14, democratic incumbent jackie spear her opponent, the republican, a businesswoman and biotech consultant. now to the east bay to look at a different race, district 11, george miller the democratic incumbent. his challenger republican virginia fuller. registered nurse who became a united states citizen in the year 2000. one of the most interesting races to watch today is going to be this massive north bay district 2. republican roberts democrat huffman neither is the incumbent. someone new getting elected there. roberts is a securities broker, huffman is an environmental attorney as well as a state assemblyman. brand new representative for folks in district 2. i'll be back with a look at other races in the bay area. >>> voters heading to the polls in oakland might notice extra security. in two hours the chief cheerleader for prop 30 will cast his ballot, amy hollyfield is live at his polling place in oakland. >> reporter: good morning many gov
. the price of gasoline has tan a dramatic new plunge. aaa's monthly shows california prices have fallen 76 cents in the past month. regular in san francisco $3 boy 95. -- $3.95: in san jose $3.80, 80 cent drop from a month ago. >>> skiers and snowboarders can start hitting the slopes at heavenly and north star, starting today, beginning a week earlier thanks to cold temperatures for snow making and last week's stormy weather not all runs will be open, but enough for tahoe visitors to get an early taste of winter while we get a late taste of summer. >>> [ unintelligible ] >>> get up there early more snow is on the way, more rain. good morning. coming up on 5:17. 87 san jose, looks clear, high clouds definitely no rain falling now. still seeing more clouds than anything else, no rain is falling from these clouds high level clouds made of ice crystals this time of the year not going to drop anything on us. you will still need sunglasses, during the afternoon. temperatures as you step out now, low to mid 40s around napa, fairfield, santa rosa, redwood city, san jose, los gatos, livermore, uppe
't stand a chance. >> kristen: a california election is one of the most expensive races is over. a democrat has ousted dan lungren. he had refused to give up but with most ballots counted. he captured 49% to barrera's 51%. they spent $8 million on this race. >> eric: when the real rain is going to move into the bay area. >> it's going to affect the peninsula. good morning. we made it to friday and made it to date where the rain is going to start taking over the forecast. here is the embarcadero where it's a little wet. a little drizzle this morning. best chance of rain right now is just south of this area. you can see it on live doppler 7-hd. it is right around daly city. pacifica heading down towards san mateo. the entire peninsula is going to be wet. this cell around fremont. let's take a look at the wall of water moving toward the center of your screen where i have san francisco positioned. it stretches all the way up to sonoma county coast. everybody is going to get wet during the morning commute at least by about 7:00. let's take a look at those temperatures, how should you dress? very
trains, including here in california. stay with abc7 news throughout the morning for continuing coverage of the storm track with it our live doppler any time, abc7news.com. >>> developing news, man is dead after falling down a slippery hillside into a water filled rock quarry in oakland. crews began searching for the man around 7:00 last night at the quarry near the rock ridge shopping center. they were told he may have fallen behind his home while looking for his cat. his body was found by a dive team 1:00 this morning in the 80 foot deep quarry officials say the cat was found an hour into the search near the man's home. >>> 26-year-old murder suspect accused of a violent crime spree in san jose is scheduled to be in court today. jonathan wilbanks was arrested last friday officer suffered minor injury. wilbanks and another suspect, still on the loose, suspected of killing 2-year-old rory park -- killing 22-year-old rory parkpetty ford 20,000 reward is being offered. >>> in a few hours u.s. interior secretary salazar will visit a controversial oyster farm, next week he's expected to anno
in the 20s. yosemite, 64 today and tomorrow, 61 sunday. southern california where going to be warmest, 80s today and tomorrow in l.a., 74 back to average sunday, mid 70s today in san diego, tomorrow upper 60s by sunday. >>> nice quiet drive southbound 101 out of marin, southern marin up and over the waldo grade, sausalito through the tunnel to the golden gate bridge, three lanes southbound, two lanes northbound. it is light traffic there. into the city on bay bridge nice drive, know problems on upper deck, no metering lights, one incident in redwood city on surface streets whipple as you come off 101 with an accident blocking intersection. >>> 5:54. part of is flash flood's ocean beach is still closed -- part of san francisco's ocean beach is still closed following wednesday's sewage spill. pedestrians can still walk along the promenade or go near the water's edge the spill was likely caused by heavy rains and high tide which causes sewage to overflow into the streets the water is again, not the smell. no word on when the area will be declared safe for visitors. >>> cash is king, not for l
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